Ikea Smart Light System Flaw Lets Attackers Turn Bulbs on Full Blast

From darkreading.com

Woman adjusting lights with app on tablet

Researchers have demonstrated how an attacker could take over control of light bulbs in the Ikea Trådfri smart lighting system, ultimately turning the bulbs up to full brightness — and users can’t turn them down through the app or the remote control. 

Cybersecurity analysts at Synopsys CyRC found that if a threat actor re-sent the same malformed Zigbee frame (IEEE 802.15.4) over and over again, an attacker could advantage of two vulnerabilities (tracked under CVE-2022-39064 and CVE-2022-39065) in the Ikea Trådfri smart lighting system. 

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